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The Makeover with Uriah Heep Ingredients: Egg Pasta with Courgettes and Tomatoes

Uriah Heep was, as we all know, very humble and he came to mind when I was having to make lunch about a month ago using very ‘humble’ ingredients: dried egg pasta, courgettes and tomatoes.  I had a little dare … Continue reading

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Artichoke and Tomato Steak Salad for a mid-week brain chatter crisis

This is about a mid-week, no-fuss, hunger-satisfying, forget-about-the gourmet dinner.  Plain. Austere almost.  With a hint of defiance: don’t you dare add anything else … it is what it is, and it is meant to be what it is meant … Continue reading

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